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Sentient in San Francisco – 5 October 2019

Contemporary Norwegian Art – Kesha Tabaczuk Below – “Receiving Hands”; “Boy floating on water”; “Stormy Sky”; “Magenta Hills”; “Boy with balloons.” A Poem for Today “Medical History” By Carrie Shipers I wanted it: arc of red and blue strobing my … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 4 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 4 October 1814 – Jean-Francois Millet, a French painter. Below – “The Sower”; “The Sheepfold”; “Woman Baking Bread”; “The Gleaners”; “The Potato Harvest”; “The Man with the Hoe.” This Date in Literary History: Died … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 3 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Born 3 October 1865 – Gustave Loiseau, a French painter. Below – “La cascade”; “Nature morte aux pommes”; “Pont-Aven, Temps Gris, Brittany”; “Le Verger en Hiver”; “Bateaux sur la Seine à Oissel.” This Date in … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 2 October 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 2 October 1953 – John Marin, an American painter. Below – “Hudson River Valley”; “Small Pond, Maine”; “Brooklyn Bridge”; “Autumn Scene”; “Hurricane.” This Date in Literary History: Died 2 October 2005 – August Wilson, … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 1 October 2019

Greeting October Below- James Tissot: “October” Art for October – David Snider: “Mid October” Musings in October: Ken Weber “October, here’s to you. Here’s to the heady aroma of the frost-kissed apples, the winey smell of ripened grapes, the wild-as-the-wind … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 30 September 2019

Contemporary Canadian Art – Kira Sokolovskaia: Part I of II. Below – “Pine Under Snow”; “Deer Lake Park Early Spring”; “Schubert’s Concert”; “Lynn Creek in Winter Rocks.” A Poem for Today “Autumn Song” by W. H. Auden Now the leaves … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 29 September 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 29 September 1910 – Winslow Homer, an American painter, illustrator, and printmaker: Part I of II. Below – “The Fog Warning”; “Moonlight”; “Girl and Laurel”; “The Gulf Stream”; “The Blue Boy”; “Bo-Peep.” This Date … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 28 September 2019

This Date in Art History: Died 28 September 1899 – Giovanni Segantini, an Austrian painter: Part I of II. Below – “Midday in the Alps”; “Return from the Woods”; “Alpine Landscape”; “Idyll”; “Alpine Triptych: Nature”; “The Punishment of Lust.” This … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 27 September 2019

Contemporary British Art – Gary Anderson Below – “Drifting Home”; “Signing Off”; “Swamping”; “Beyond Green Belt”; “View from my garret”; “Windy over Langshaw.” This Date in Literary History: Died 27 September 2005 – Mary Lee Settle, an American writer, author … Continue reading

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Sentient in San Francisco – 26 September 2019

Contemporary Dutch Art – Kay Sleking Below – “Two Storks”; “Stern”; “Harbor”; “Sterns”; “Sea Sonnet Nr. 6 Birds”; “Sea Sonnet Nr. 5 – View Towards Sea.” This Date in Literary History: Born 26 September 1949 – Jane Smiley, an American … Continue reading

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